The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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 Gail Platt / ... (2,119 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Steve McDonald (1,967 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Ken Barlow / ... (1,922 episodes, 1960-2017)
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 Sally Webster / ... (1,759 episodes, 1986-2017)
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 Audrey Roberts / ... (1,731 episodes, 1979-2017)
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 Rita Sullivan / ... (1,631 episodes, 1964-2017)
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 David Platt (1,502 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Kevin Webster / ... (1,499 episodes, 1981-2017)
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 Deirdre Barlow / ... (1,499 episodes, 1972-2014)
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 Liz McDonald / ... (1,460 episodes, 1984-2017)
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 Leanne Battersby / ... (1,432 episodes, 1997-2017)
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 Fiz Stape / ... (1,426 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Eileen Grimshaw / ... (1,423 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Maria Connor / ... (1,395 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Sean Tully (1,373 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Roy Cropper (1,331 episodes, 1995-2017)
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 Michelle Connor (1,292 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Emily Bishop / ... (1,272 episodes, 1961-2017)
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 Tyrone Dobbs (1,265 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Norris Cole / ... (1,224 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Jason Grimshaw (1,191 episodes, 2000-2016)
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 Carla Connor / ... (1,162 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Tracy Barlow / ... (1,108 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Sophie Webster (1,049 episodes, 2004-2017)
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 Anna Windass (949 episodes, 2008-2017)
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 Dev Alahan (940 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Peter Barlow (925 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Nick Tilsley (918 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Lloyd Mullaney (913 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Rosie Webster (890 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Kirk Sutherland / ... (873 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Hayley Cropper / ... (868 episodes, 1998-2014)
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 Tina McIntyre (861 episodes, 2008-2014)
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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Drama | Romance

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(1960-1989)| (1990-)

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(1960-1969 and 1970-1971)| (1969-1970 and 1971-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

There are 18 writers for the series and they meet every three weeks for two days. Together, they plan 15 episodes of the show. They each write an episode. See more »

Goofs

In the episode after Katie kills Tommy, the expression on Tommy's face keeps changing throughout the episode. See more »

Quotes

Blanche Hunt: [to Ken Barlow] You're going to have to learn to take pleasure in the misfortunes of others, Ken, or you're going to have a very miserable old age.
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Connections

Referenced in 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup: United States vs. Japan (2015) See more »

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I am, I feel
Written by Shellie Poole, Karen Poole and Terry Martin
Performed by Alisha's Attic
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Comfort Television
28 February 2008 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I have watched this, irregularly for the first ten years , but for the last 30 years have rarely missed an episode. It is part of Tuesdays & Thursdays. I usually have a crossword or sudoku at the same time, but it is something to look forward to. Nobody phones at that time.

I admit that Coronation Street does vary in quality from time to time. There are far more unlikeable characters now - Charlie, Tracy, Cilla and David for example, & some of the story lines drag on and on, but there are so many moments of brilliant dialogue, such as Rita's put downs of Norris, and some of the discussion between Kirk & the lovely Fizz. We are a year behind in New Zealand but it doesn't seem to matter if you read of what's happening in English magazines or the Internet. Here's to another 30 years!


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